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Abraham is a snapping turtle whom lives in Round Valley Reservoir (or at least he did in 2012).  The first time I met him, he was just coming up from the water after copulating with his female snapper.  272 more words


Snap! Snap! Snap! 2

Having done a post about the common snapping turtle, and explaining the primitive cataract surgery that saved Darth Vader’s life (presumably), I thought it best to elaborate on the more striking cousin, the alligator snapping turtle ( 975 more words


Snap! Snap! Snap!

One of the most commonly known turtles today (at least in the Western Hemisphere) is the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina.
These guys are endemic to North America, spanning from the edges of the Rocky Mountains and south Canada to as far east as Florida and Nova Scotia, where they mainly reside in freshwater. 673 more words


Noodling the Upper Mississippi

A native of these parts and friend from childhood, who oft by screen-name Bubbulus goes, went down river after graduation seven hundred miles and never came back. 1,158 more words


Photo of the Week - December 4, 2014

When I photograph small creatures, I often try to position myself so I can look right into their eyes.  I like face-to-face images because they feel very personal.   251 more words

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